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PCB hierarchy bids Shaharyar farewell

PCB hierarchy bids Shaharyar farewell

LAHORE: A farewell was hosted in honour of the outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Mohammad Khan at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Wednesday.

The newly-elected PCB chairman Najam Sethi and office bearers of the PCB welcomed the outgoing board chief and accorded him a standing ovation at the reception.

Talking to the audience, Sethi thanked Shaharyar for his illustrious contribution to Pakistan cricket. He shed light on the illustrious career of the former career diplomat and mentioned his personal experience working with Shaharyar.

Sethi recalled how he and Shaharyar had worked hard to bring forward the soft image of Pakistan cricket.




Shaharyar, in his speech, thanked Sethi and the PCB senior management for their support in the last three years. He highlighted how he and Sethi had worked together in his tenure to take Pakistan cricket to a respectable stature.

Shaharyar lauded his successor and credited him for the successful staging of the first two editions of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as well as the second edition’s final in Lahore this year.

The outgoing PCB chief further applauded the coaching staff performance as the selection committee who together wor­ked hard to enable Pakistan lift the ICC Champions Trophy.

Shaharyar praised Sethi and offered best wishes to the new chairman and hoped he would bring back international cricket to Pakistan.

Published in Dawn, August 17th, 2017

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